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America's can-do spirit
Why beer drinkers are increasingly opting for cans over bottles  — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
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53
Percent of beer sold in cans, which are cheaper than bottles, in 2011, up from 48 percent in 2007

7
Percent decline in beer consumption overall since the Great Recession began

162

Pints of beer consumed by the average U.S. adult in 2011, down from 174 in 2008

Source: Bloomberg

 

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